Chettinad Prawn Gravy

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Chettinad Prawn Gravy

Chettinad Prawn Gravy

Today's recipe is chetinad prawn gravy. So these chetinad dishes are spicy yummy dishes and if you like spicy dishes you can't miss this. Prawn is my favorite seafood and i love chetinad cuisine. Why not try a combo of both.


Prawns- 1 kg
Fennel seeds- 2 tbsp
Jeera (Cumin)- 1 tbsp
Red chilli seeds- 1 tbsp
Curry leaves -few
Onion- 5 (For more gravy use more onions)
Chillipowder- 1 tbsp+1 tbsp
salt as per taste
Green chillies- 4
Coriander powder- 1 tbsp
Curry masala powder- 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves- 1 cup
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tbsp
Oil- 100 ml


Chettinad Prawn Gravy

Chettinad Prawn Gravy

  • Clean prawn and devein them.
  • Marinate with 1 tbsp chilli powder and salt.
  • Heat a pressure cooker with oil.
  • When oil is well heated add red chilli seeds, fennel seeds, cumin and green chillies.
  • Fry them well.
  • Add onions and fry them well.
  • Grind these to a smooth paste.
  • Heat some oil in a pressure cooker again and add curry leaves and ginger garlic paste.
  • Fry them well and add the ground paste.
  • Add chilli powder, curry masala powder and garam masala and coriander leaves.
  • Add salt, marinated prawns and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
  • After pressure comes down open the pressure cooker and stir them gently.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl.
Chettinad Prawn Gravy

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  1. Absolutely delicious. Thanks for linking

  2. Hi,

    came here through one of your entries to an event. I am hosting "Tried and Tasted : Chettinad Kitchen". Here is the link for it The event is from Feb’15th to March’15th. you can link this post of yours to the event. Just a link and a word about the event in your post.